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“Tom Stoppard’s 1985 play with music — ‘Rough Crossing’ — was intended as a tribute to the bubbly romantic comedies of the 1930s that provided needed escape from the real world for Depression-era stage and movie audiences.
“The current revival of the Stoppard play at Yale Rep in New Haven was conceived before the current financial crisis began three months ago, so director Mark Rucker and actor Reg Rogers have found rehearsing and performing the play over the past few weeks to be a slightly eerie experience.”
Stoppard farce ‘Rough Crossing’ at Yale Rep JOE MEYERS Connecticut Post 12.5.08
“It has been a long time since Yale Rep has staged a joyful comedy, and the animated cast, nimbly directed by Mark Drucker, are winning from their first entrances.”
Yale Repertory’s ‘Rough Crossing’ Is Anything But Susan Hood Hartford Courant December 6, 2008
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